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Grundon’s waste service proves above par for fast-growing Bristol golf and attraction group

February 20, 2024
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Grundon’s waste service proves above par for fast-growing Bristol golf and attraction group

The Bristol business behind one of the city’s top golf courses and the ‘big wheel’ in Millennium Square has signed up waste management firm Grundon as its new refuse partner. Golf & Leisure Group said bringing in Grundon was essential to improve its waste collection activities as its visitor...

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Developer seeking public comments before pressing ahead with redevelopment of The Galleries

February 16, 2024
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Developer seeking public comments before pressing ahead with redevelopment of The Galleries

The Bristol-based developer aiming to transform the city’s Galleries shopping centre is keen to get the public’s response to what it is calling a “once-in-a-generation opportunity to create a world-class, sustainable, vibrant destination”. Deeley Freed is shortly to submit outline plans to Bristol City Council for the scheme, which...

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Bristol battery storage developer powers ahead with £20m investment from its new owner

February 16, 2024
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Bristol battery storage developer powers ahead with £20m investment from its new owner

Fig Power, the Bristol-based energy storage and generation systems developer, is looking to expand further after being acquired by a green investment company. New owner The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG), a FTSE 250 investment company which mostly invests in wind and solar power, is to invest £20m into Fig...

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‘Amazement park’ secures impact funding to support its mission to widen access to Bristol’s creativity

February 15, 2024
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‘Amazement park’ secures impact funding to support its mission to widen access to Bristol’s creativity

Bristol impact investor BBRC (Bristol & Bath Regional Capital) has backed the city’s unique Wake The Tiger immersive visitor attraction with funding worth £350,000 to support the next stage of its ambitious growth. The ‘amazement park’, pictured, opened its long-awaited 1,000 sq m OUTERverse second phase to the public...

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New board and brand for logistics group as it looks to deliver turnover and workforce growth

February 15, 2024
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New board and brand for logistics group as it looks to deliver turnover and workforce growth

Bristol-based e-fulfillment and logistics provider Gillards has outlined ambitious growth plans with a rebrand and the appointment of three non-executive directors. The owner-managed firm described the moves as creating a solid foundation to grow its turnover by 15% and increase its headcount from 20 to 35 ahead of its...

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Remodelled 1960s flagship office block snapped up by global investment firm for £36.5m

February 15, 2024
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Remodelled 1960s flagship office block snapped up by global investment firm for £36.5m

A landmark Bristol office building that is home to some of the city’s fastest-growing tech, life science and education businesses, has been sold for £36.5m. Programme, pictured, the 174,387 sq ft office building on All Saints Street, has been extensively redesigned and refurbished since being developed in the 1960s....

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Another top award shortlisting for Osborne Clarke’s ‘game-changing’ Bristol office

February 15, 2024
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Another top award shortlisting for Osborne Clarke’s ‘game-changing’ Bristol office

International law firm Osborne Clarke’s state-of-the-art Bristol office, recognised as one of the UK’s most sustainable, is in the running for another prestigious award. Following its shortlisting last year in two categories of the SBID International Design Awards – regarded as among the most coveted accolades for design excellence...

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Move to new ways of working and focus on ESG leads to office relocations for more law firms

February 12, 2024
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Move to new ways of working and focus on ESG leads to office relocations for more law firms

Three Bristol law firms are celebrating new office moves as the sector continues to look to hybrid working and high-quality sustainable space as key to recruitment and retention. The latest firms to join the long list of relocations in the city are international law firm DAC Beachcroft, national firm...

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Unique Bristol attraction taps into city’s creativity to re-awake with new ‘mind-bending’ extension

February 2, 2024
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Unique Bristol attraction taps into city’s creativity to re-awake with new ‘mind-bending’ extension

The world’s first ‘amazement park’, Bristol’s Wake The Tiger, today opened its long-awaited second phase to the public, promising a unique addition to the city’s creative and tourism offerings. The extension, described as mind-bending, adds an extra 1,000 sq m of walk-through fantasy to its existing experience, which has attracted...

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Race for space on cards in Bristol’s industrial market amid economic woes and shortage of new buildings

February 2, 2024
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Race for space on cards in Bristol’s industrial market amid economic woes and shortage of new buildings

Take-up in Bristol’s industrial and logistics property market slumped by 36% last year due to a lack of space combined with the impact of macro-economic factors, according to new research. And while demand remains strong, the market will remain constrained by a lack of buildings that are immediately available....

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Politicians urged to act as small firms’ survey paints ‘depressingly familiar’ picture of low confidence

February 2, 2024
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Politicians urged to act as small firms’ survey paints ‘depressingly familiar’ picture of low confidence

The South West’s small firms are the least confident in the UK about their prospects for this year as they continue to struggle against the state of the economy, high labour costs and the lack of available staff. Worryingly, one in five say they may have to cut their...

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New study will look at getting electrification of Bristol’s railways back on track by slashing costs

February 2, 2024
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New study will look at getting electrification of Bristol’s railways back on track by slashing costs

Plans to electrify Bristol’s mainline rail services have been revived following a move to lower the price of the scheme, which was scrapped on cost grounds eight years ago. The project, which would have cut journey times to London by up to 20 minutes, hit the buffers in 2016...

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Bristol property dispute specialist joins Excello Law as it looks to build presence in Bristol market

February 2, 2024
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Bristol property dispute specialist joins Excello Law as it looks to build presence in Bristol market

National law firm Excello has made its first move into the Bristol legal market with the appointment of an experienced property dispute resolution specialist based in the city. Sarah Taylor, pictured, has joined the firm from the Bristol head office of Burges Salmon, where she was a senior associate...

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